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Armando Montano, AP intern, dies in Mexico City
MEXICO CITY - Armando Montano, an aspiring journalist who was working this summer as a news intern for The Associated Press in the Mexican capital, was found dead early Saturday. He was 22 years old. Montano's body was found in the elevator shaft of an apartment building near where he was living in the capital's Condesa neighborhood.
Mesa Public Schools " News " Apply for jobs in MPS preschool programs
The Community Education Department has openings in prekindergarten programs for teachers and instructional assistants. MPS will hire six part-time certified prekindergarten teachers to work 16 hours a week at the East Mesa Early Childhood Education Center, and at Mendoza, Hermosa Vista, Bush, Stevenson and Lincoln elementaries.
German court: Circumcision on Jewish boys assault
BERLIN -- A German court has ruled that circumcising young Jewish boys amounts to bodily harm even if parents consent to the procedure. Cologne state court said the child's right to physical integrity trumps freedom of religion and parents' rights, German news agency dapd reported Tuesday.
Dever backs Flake on immigration
In 2010, Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu helped U.S. Sen. John McCain fend off conservative critics who claimed he was too soft on illegal immigration by appearing in a now-famous campaign commercial. "Senator, you're one of us," Babeu told McCain, R-Ariz., in the TV spot.
SB 1070 Supreme Court ruling may impact U.S. races
SB 1070 Supreme Court ruling may impact U.S. races, One way or another, the U.S. Supreme Court's looming decision on Arizona's immigration law is expected to affect the presidential race and down-ticket battles in Arizona and other states.
Trial dates set for remaining Arpaio, Thomas lawsuits
Trial dates set for remaining Arpaio, Thomas lawsuits, The remaining federal lawsuits lodged against Sheriff Joe Arpaio and former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas and their deputies will go to trial in May 2013 and continue through the end of that year, a U.S. District Court judge said Friday.
Barber provides steady centrism district needs
Gabrielle Giffords' presence is keenly felt in the special election to fill her seat in Congress. The Democratic candidate, Ron Barber, was also shot in the Jan. 8, 2011, rampage that forced Giffords to resign. She asked him to run and finish her term.
Arizona Secretary of State Bennett seeks verification of Obama's citizenship
Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett says he's not a "birther." In fact, he says, he believes President Barack Obama was born in Hawaii. Yet the state's No.2 elected official has waded into the highly charged controversy, asking the island state to verify the president's birthplace to ensure Obama can appear on Arizona's Nov.6 ballot.
Census figures: Minority babies now in majority
Census figures: Minority babies now in majority, For the first time in U.S. history, most of the nation's babies are members of minority groups, according to new census figures that signal the dawn of an era in which Whites no longer will be in the majority.
Phoenix-area companies take on role as class sponsors
Phoenix-area companies take on role as class sponsors, In the hallways of the Arizona Charter Academy in Surprise, two small plaques hang on the walls outside the second and fifth grades. They don't announce room numbers or teachers' names. Instead, they indicate the classes are sponsored by businesses: one by a cab company, the other by a bank.